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Ben Wright

Sport / Discipline

Weightlifting

Birth Place

Viveash

Birth state

WA

Date of Birth

23/04/1987

Age

33

Glasgow, 2014

Gold Coast, 2018

Results History

GAMES SPORT / DISCIPLINE EVENT / PHASE OPPONENT PERFORMANCE RESULT MEDAL

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Additional Information

Languages Spoken:

English

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

TAFE - Diploma Engineering (Technical)

Club details:

Dung Beetles

Why did you begin your sport?

Wanted to go to the Paralympics

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Get in my own space, have weighing and then stuffed my face full of carbs

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Got to go to Glasgow - first time I bench 400 pounds

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

My best mate - Jeremy Tidy - dedication to his sport, wanted me to be a better athlete

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

My training partner- Nang

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

video games like to BBQ Eating

What is your sporting ambition?

A bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games - making the 2020 Tokyo Games